Mitchell County, North Carolina

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1) Mitchell County was established in 1861 from Yancey, Watauga, Caldwell, Burke, and McDowell counties. Several records believed destroyed during move into new courthouse in 1907. County seat: Davis (1866-1868); Bakersville (1868-present). 2) In 1863 justices agreed to hold court at Norman's Hill located in Bakersville (founded 1857), at Eben Child's (1861), at the Baptist Meeting House on Bear Creek (1862), Bakersville (1863), Bear Creek Meeting House (1864), Calhoun (1865), Davis (1866-1868), then Bakersville (1868-present).
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'''1861'''--Mitchell County was created from Yancey, Watauga, Caldwell, Burke, and McDowell Counties. County seat: Davis (1866-1868); Bakersville (1868-present).  In 1863 justices agreed to hold court at Norman's Hill located in Bakersville (founded 1857), at Eben Child's (1861), at the Baptist Meeting House on Bear Creek (1862), Bakersville (1863), Bear Creek Meeting House (1864), Calhoun (1865), Davis (1866-1868), then Bakersville (1868-present).  
  
 
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Several records believed destroyed during move into new courthouse in 1907.
  
 
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Revision as of 22:13, 19 September 2008

United States  > North Carolina > Mitchell County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1861--Mitchell County was created from Yancey, Watauga, Caldwell, Burke, and McDowell Counties. County seat: Davis (1866-1868); Bakersville (1868-present).  In 1863 justices agreed to hold court at Norman's Hill located in Bakersville (founded 1857), at Eben Child's (1861), at the Baptist Meeting House on Bear Creek (1862), Bakersville (1863), Bear Creek Meeting House (1864), Calhoun (1865), Davis (1866-1868), then Bakersville (1868-present).

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Several records believed destroyed during move into new courthouse in 1907.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog.

References